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Big Raccoon Creek Bridge

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR 600W
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939
Design
Continuous steel beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 71.9 ft.
Total length: 195.2 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Parke County Bridge #72
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75917, -87.35083   (decimal degrees)
39°45'33" N, 87°21'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/469948/4401086 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Montezuma
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
876
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6100059 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 46978 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 38.5 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Beam (12,917)
Built 1939 (700)
Built during 1930s (10,766)
Continuous (2,067)
Have street view (23,714)
Indiana (4,253)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Non-Select (300)
Open (37,140)
Owned by county (19,008)
Parke County, Indiana (86)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,155)
Steel stringer (5,092)
Structurally deficient (18,042)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,878)

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • November 11, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth

Comments 

Big Raccoon Creek Bridge
Posted March 12, 2013, by Nathan Holth

Doomed:

CALL 541 CONTRACT B -33184-A BRIDGE REPLACEMENT CRAWFORDSVILLE DISTRICT PG. 36

PROJECT CONTROL NUMBER | FED/STATE NUMBER LOCATION

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0800716 | 0800716 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT, STR NO PARKE 00072, PRESTRESSED

CONC, BULB-T, 2 SPANS, TOTAL LENGTH 303 LFT

PARKE COUNTY - ON CR 600W OVER BIG RACOON CREEK, 1.5 MILES

SOUTHEAST OF MONTEZUMA

COMPLETION DATE: November 10, 2013 DBE GOAL: 14.00 QUALIFICATIONS: D(A)